Lot 179: George Washington 1799 Hand Written Signed Letter
September 24, 2013
Greenville, DE, USALive Auction
Important letter from 1st President George Washington, & dated from August 4th 1799
Letter reads "Dear Sir, Your favor of the 13th accompanying the oration of Mr. Maxcy has been duly received, and for your politeness in sending me the later I pray you to accept my thanks. The sentiments expressed by that Gentleman on Government, and tendency of such conduct as is opposed to the Public functionaries is our own are too just not to carry conviction to every well disposed and reflective mind. With very great esteem, I remain Dear Sir, Your Most Obedt Servt Geo Washington"
Framed size: 17 x 23 inches, letter size: 10 x 7.5 inches
Provenance: Private collection, Seattle Washington
Condition Report: overall condition is good, writing is bold and clear, some creases and minor tears due to age